I feel that Chestnut Oaks is a great school. My son loves it. I serve on the SIC Board. I believe when you work and volunteer, you get a better picture of the school and what's going on. They have a great leader and the other staff members are so pleasant and are easy to work with and talk to when
... Read more it comes to my son. That's important! i am very pleased and invite other parents to come out and join us make the school even better. Brenda Hairston Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/25/09
Chestnut oaks middle school is a awsome school to go to. The principle plan great activities for us , like for an example if we do good on our Pact test, Benchmark, and map testing we get to go fun places. Also they also plan a 3 day trip for students who showed good character the whole school year.The
... Read more teachers there understand when we say who need help with something and they will try there best to help us understand. I love chestnut oaks middle school. Read less
Posted by a student on 06/19/08
This school is really bad for kids and there isnt enough teacher guidance or help for the students.
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Posted by a parent on 04/29/08
Chestnut Oaks Middle School is a great school. It may seem like there is a lot of bad things going on at the school but it is really not. COMS have very good students and teachers. Teachers would go all out the way to help the students do their best on everything they do.
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Posted by a student on 03/15/08
I have had one child in school there for 3 years 6th through 8th grade and I have another that started there this year and I have nothing but praise for all facets of the school.
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Posted by a parent on 02/04/08
This is my child's first year at Chestnut Oaks. The school was taken over by the state. I am not sure how I feel about the school as a whole yet. I do know that my child has had some problems with the math and its been 3 weeks and I am just finding out about it now. Also I have emailed some of the
... Read more teachers and its going on a week now and I have not received a response. I was under the impression that we could get in touch with the teachers this way. I understand that the teachers are busy but this is concerning our children. I would like to know how to help. Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/17/07
This school need new leadership that care about students and not themselves.
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Posted by a student on 07/12/07
I have two children that attend Chestnut Oaks Middle School and how the school received the red carpet award is beyond me. The teachers have no control over the students. I have been trying to get my child out of this school going on three years now and no one seems to care about his education but me.
... Read more All the district is worried about is the numbers of kids that attend each school. I do not recommend this school to anyone. Read less
Posted by a parent on 12/10/06
' I am a student at Chestnut Oaks Middle in my first year. Now I disbelive these reviews, I have experianced everything first hand , and I feel that Chestnut is the place for you child to gain independance and learn what is right and wrong! They give us the perfect amount of freedom and , Dr.Leaach is
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Posted by a student on 05/25/06
I believe that this school isn't the best schhol in the district for anyones child to attend. They don't have the right teachers that are esential for learning. The rules are strict and it seems as if the children don't get any freedom. The only way they really get to socialize is at lunch and at that
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Sumter schools — Chestnut Oaks Middle School is located at 1200 Oswego Hwy, Sumter SC 29153. 1200 Oswego Hwy is in the 29153 ZIP code in Sumter, SC The school district for Chestnut Oaks Middle School is the Sumter County School District 01. Chestnut Oaks Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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